Pride of Canterbury about 20 minutes out of Calais on her way to Dover 12:07, 16 August 2006 ex European Pathway Built 1991 and converted in Nov 2002. Now 30635gt 2000 pax 650 cars Plus 2 photos of her passing 15 February 2007
Standard balcony cabin, fwd to starboard. Balcony within the superstructure, providing more privacy than the all glass ones, with no worse a view, nice. 2 chairs and table. Twin beds convertible to a Queen, very comfy mattress toppers and duvet. Tiny bedside table, rock hard 'mini sofa', table, dresser with stool, flat screen TV, Ice bucket, mini bar, tea/coffee maker, 2 x 110v US pin outlets. Not much room to move between the bed and dresser when set as twin, OK when a double. Hairdryer, did not use so not sure of power. 1 double wardrobe with hangers, 3 separate drawers and a row of shelves. Safe operates on PIN of choice. Not much storage for a long trip, or even a week.
Bathroom is nice with the toilet and shower screened off from the basin in the centre. Soap & shampoo/shower gel provided in dispensers. Body lotion, shoe cleaning mitt and shower cap also provided.
The onboard daily newsletter, Arcadia Today, outlining the programme of events, and much more. A few 'flyers' from the Beauty Salon with details of the treatments available. Luncheon Menu, Digital Processing Facilities, Arcadia Visitor Pass, Drinks Selection [Bar Menu] and Martini Collection
WATERFORD berth 101 77113gt Bulk Carrier Jan 1990 Bermuda She arrived in Southampton on 5 Dec 2008 berthing at 101 & according to VTS 'Ships in Port' not due to depart until 30 March 2009 - update; she departed 12 Feb 2009. Beached Gadani 15 May 2013 MARGARET HILL [Laid-up?] 71804gt LNG Tanker 1974 Marshall Islands
CELEBRITY CONSTELLATION alongside City Terminal Southampton. WHITCHALLENGER is smoking somewhat so hope her stb windows/balcony doors were all closed above - 25 October 2012 Some murky photos of small cargo vessel JEANETTE in the distance Tiny clip of this at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMZNl7c_0N4
HYUNDAI SPEED departing Southampton passing through the upper swinging ground - 16:00 27 September 2012 Ordered by Danaos Corporation from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co Ltd delivered 7th June 2012. 366.00m x 48.20m x 14.60m. 13,082 TEU according to the company. Service speed 24.70kts HYUNDAI SPEED 140979gt Container Ship 2012 Liberia Movie Clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw2H4IZYfvM
Other vessels about Southampton Water and the dock areas:- RED JET 5 with INDEPENDENCE of the SEAS, RED JET 3, TUG TENDER CALSHOT, Dock head with Switzer Tugs, VICTORIA C & AUTOSTAR. GREAT EXPECTATIONS and HOTSPUR IV at Hythe Pier, RED EAGLE, RED JET 3 & RED JET 4 passing us by on RED FALCON. Revenger RIB and the poor state of non-repair of Southampton's Royal Pier - 13:00 - 13:35 8 September 2012
HYUNDAI TENACITY arriving at Southampton on her maiden call, passing Hythe and approaching the Container Terminal 13:00 - 13:50 24 April 2012 141770gt Container Ship 2012 Liberia HYUNDAI TENACITY is the latest addition to the Greek company Danaos Corporation's fleet. Delivered 8 March 2012 - built Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co. Ltd, 13,100 TEU, 366m x 48.2m, 24.70 kts. Immediately entered a 12 yr time charter at a fixed charter rate. 2nd in a series [after HYUNDAI TOGETHER with a further 3 vessels under construction for delivery in 2012] Other vessels in view, OCEANA, [stern only BOSPORUS HIGHWAY], MORNING COMPOSER, TOPEKA, Great Expectations and Red Eagle. 3 rugs assisted, SVITZER BENTLEY, SVITZER MADELEINE and SVITZER BRISTOL. Movie clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26rZ-65KCM8
LOUIS OLYMPIA's Reception Area, midship Main Deck 4. The shops/boutiques, Internet Café to port, Library to stb and hallways around Reception July 2012 One of the offices had a couple of Thomson Destiny pictures in the wall. Aft of reception is the Seven Seas Restaurant visible down the hallway with entrances both sides. Can anyone tell me who created the glass sculpture please?
Views around the Port of Zeebrugge with distant vessels, port workings and naval ships - 18 Oct 2012 Ships [or parts] in view TORRENS, TORONTO, ALKIVIADIS, MSC BARCELONA, JENNIFER RICKMERS & PRIDE OF BRUGES. BNS STERN A963 (1980-) Ready Duty Ship, Belgian Navy HNLMS URK M861 (1986-) Mine Hunter, Royal Netherlands Navy
ADELINE [due to be christened alongside HMS BELFAST in London on 26 Oct 2012], YASMINE, VALENTINE and ARX alongside. CELEMENTINE 13:20, MAZARINE 14:15 and CATHERINE 14:15 arrive at Zeebrugge and CELESTINE spotted far off in the distance passing on her way to Antwerpen.
Photos of ships where I have only taken a few pictures, 2012:- HMS Tireless - 3 Mar - berthed at 38/9 [Also see 5 Mar http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/ships/uk-shipspotting-2012/bosporus-highway-so/ ] http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/The-Fleet/Submarines/Fleet-Submarines/Trafalgar-Class/HMS-Tireless Grand Benelux - 3 Mar SHOALWAY - 3 Mar - 4088gt Hopper Dredger 2010 Cyprus EUROFERRY MALTA with RED FALCON & HOEGH SEOUL - FLORIDA HIGHWAY - 25 Feb 2012 Marchwood Wreck 26 Mar - see other albums for previous dates and positions FIGARO - 1 photo, MSC LIRICA at Ocean Terminal, IOTS and wide angle views containing SAGA SAPPHIRE, ASIAN BREEZE, IOTS, MSC LIRICA, GRAND VENUS, DOVER HIGHWAY & FIGARO in one 31 Mar 2012 CARIBBEAN PRINCESS, AURORA, Tenacious and HMS ILLUSTRIOUS R06 alongside at Southampton - 19 June 2012 CELEBRITY CONSTELLATION, Mayflower Park - 1 Oct 2012 BALMORAL, GRANDE ITALIA, HURST POINT alongside at Southampton [GLORIOUS HIBISCUS just partially in view ahead of BALMORAL]. The shelter and sports court have gone from Mayflower Park. RED JET 4 on the stocks across the Water at Husbands Shipyard, Jason the houseboat still there in view - 3 October 2012
A few miscellaneous pictures of various lift/elevator lobbies, stairways & crew board. A handful of photos up on Deck 10 of The Play Zone [2-7yrs] to port and The Zone [8-12yrs] to stb through the doors as not open. The Play Zone has a netted outdoor area.
QUEEN VICTORIA's Stairway B and lift/elevator lobby areas are adorned with various maritime paintings by Robert Lloyd, Stephen Card and Gordon Bauwens. [Some (all?) of these are also aboard QM2 and QE] - October 2012